Historicizing post-discourses : postfeminism and postracialism in United States culture / Tanya Ann Kennedy.

by Kennedy, Tanya Ann [author.].

Series: SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory.Publisher: Albany : SUNY Press, [2017]Description: vii, 251 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781438464787.Subject(s): Post-racialism -- United States | Feminism -- United StatesLooking glass | Feminist theory -- United StatesLooking glass | United States -- Race relationsLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Examines how postfeminism and postracialism intersect to perpetuate systemic injustice in the United States.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgments (p. vii)
  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • Chapter 1 Framing the Past: The Help and Mad Men as Posthistory (p. 17)
  • Chapter 2 Of Girls and Men: Working the Historical Capital of Racist Patriarchy (p. 73)
  • Chapter 3 "Plastic Woman": The New Gender Essentialism (p. 119)
  • Chapter 4 Do You See What I See?: Postfeminism and Colorblind Diversity (p. 171)
  • Conclusion: Juneteenth 2015 (p. 203)
  • Notes (p. 211)
  • Works Cited (p. 221)
  • Index (p. 237)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Tanya Ann Kennedy is Associate Professor of Humanities at the University of Maine at Farmington and the author of "Keeping Up Her Geography": Women's Writing and Geocultural Space in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture.

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